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North Oxford, Massachusetts
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170 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, able to walk to downtown from the hotel. Rooms were small but adequate. Had difficulty getting the TV to work consistently because of how the cable box was dangling on the wall; it had to be at a certain angle to work. Staff was helpful and friendly.

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Truro, Canada
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Staff very friendly,room kinda small but had basics we required, very comfy beds, bathroom with whirlpool tub was cool, fridge and microwave. T.V. didn't work but we were just trying to get something with music.Took my Almond milk with me but was frozen so fridge may have been up bit high. Excellent location as was close to both places we... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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51 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

My friend and I stayed here for 2 nights while visiting Halifax. Our room was very small, 2 twin beds but was sufficient for what we needed it for. We were out of the room most of the time. If you have a lot of luggage it may be too small of a room. It was clean. There was a... More 

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36 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Upon arrival, we were a little concerned about the area/surroundings, but after midnight it seemed to really quiet down so we caught a few winks prior to our very early morning flight out. Front desk personnel were professional and accommodating to our needs. The hotel is very old and could use some updating. Overall, it was reasonable.

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Mombasa, Kenya
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33 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I was in a double bed room for a night in this Hotel. The price was fair considering its location and a well served breakfast. We got ample parking space and quite friendly people on the front desk. We had a good night walk to downtown .

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1 Thank MBHMSA
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We weren't sure what to expect and on first glance were nervous as we were staying for four nights but we were pleasantly surprised. It is not fancy (price point should tell you that) but it was clean and the staff were friendly. The beds were actually really comfortable. The air conditioning was welcome during the heat wave we were... More 

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31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

For being in a rough area of Halifax, the hotel is situated in a nice location. It is not far from downtown; 5 minute drive. The room was really nice and clean, the bed super comfortable and the staff really great and accommodating. The website I had booked my stay, screwed up and had booked me for a random couple... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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84 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

You had best reconsider their thinking if you're looking at staying at the Commons Inn, We had to cancel our pre-booked & paid for, reservations at the Commons Inn when Mother Nature caused the cancellation the Bay Ferry sailing from Portland, ME, to Yarmouth, NS. Discussions with the Commons Inn & Expedia resulted in a terse response from the Commons... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We booked our reservation 3 months in advance, but when we arrived there they told us we didn't have a reservation! We pulled out the printed copy of the hotel reservation confirmation and showed the gentleman at the front desk. He stared at it blankly for a few seconds and then told us that their computer system went down and... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

This is a really inexpensive hotel in a central area with lots of cute shops and restaurants around. Could definitely be a lot cleaner, especially the carpets. Quaintish place. Found the check in staff absolutely fabulous. It's not the the Royal York or Queen Mary but then you're not paying those rates.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
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Additional Information about Commons Inn

Address: 5780 West St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 1H8, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Halifax Region > Halifax
Price Range: $82 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Commons Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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Commons Hotel Halifax
Commons Inn Halifax, Nova Scotia
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“We didn't really choose, just asked for close location to outside door as others were smokers.”
 of 5 bubbles 572crystalm, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“May be better staying on a top floor at the end of the hallway if you have an extended stay. Rooms are very small.”
 of 5 bubbles laurabP4842AG, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“NO REFUND .... Company policy.”
 of 5 bubbles 635Erico, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There are stairs to access all rooms although there are some rooms that are only us a few stairs. The breakfast room is downstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles C7692WLjaneb, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“low floors there's not elevator and i doubt you get help”
 of 5 bubbles merlineaton, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
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